System Stability Tester / News: Recent posts

System Stability Tester 1.5.0 released

On this release:

* New splash screen with about and license windows
* License button removed
* Flattr button added
* Minor bugs fixed
* Aesthetic changes
* Terminal autoscroll

Posted by corbitWire1 2012-05-14

Donate through Flattr

Anyone who wishes to support our project, now can donate through flattr:
https://flattr.com/profile/Systester

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2012-02-12

System Stability Tester 1.4.2 released

On this release:

* Systester now depends on QT >= 4.5.3
* Display available memory in Darwin
* Checksum validation re-implemented in order to bypass gcc bug

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2012-02-08

New windows binaries for systester 1.4.0

Due to a missing DLL, binaries for windows platforms have been reuploaded.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2011-10-19

System Stability Tester 1.4.0 is out.

On this release:

* Update button introduced for latest version check.
* Updated systester.pro
* KDE and Gnome menu icon introduced (through install-desktop.sh script)
* FAQ.txt added in the source tree.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2011-10-16

System Stability Tester 1.3.0 is out.

On this release:

* Bugfix in configure script. --prefix and "make install" now work properly.
* Bugfix: wrong checksum detection when gcc used in 32 bit platforms.
* Support for GNU PTH.
* Updated systester.pro
* qconf directory added in the source tree.
* Systester now reports the compiler and the flags used for GMP compilation.

Posted by corbitWire1 2011-07-28

New Project Admin

Panagiotis Anastasiadis (corbitwire1) is the new project administrator.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2011-07-02

System Stability Tester 1.2.0 is out.

On this release:

* Splash screen does not stall under unix ports anymore.
* Systester now remembers the font selected.
* Mingw32 port revived.
* Mingw64 port introduced.
* About screen now catches mouse clicks.
* Source code clean up.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2011-07-02

System Stability Tester 1.1.2 is out.

On this release:

* Systester now depends on GMP >= 4.2.1.
* Lite CLI introduced.
* Minor bugfix over the HPUX port.
* Dynamic report of GMP version.
* New configure script.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2011-05-15

System Stability Tester 1.1.1 is out.

On this release:

* Systester now can link against MPIR.
* Source code clean up.
* Minor bug fixes.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2011-02-07

System Stability Tester 1.1.0 is out.

On this release:

* CLI revived
* Mode button introduced
* Two minor memory leaks fixed
* Extended source code clean up and changes
* Display the total installed physical memory,
visible by the os in userspace
* Support for Solaris 10/Sparc
* Support for AIX 5.3/Power

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2009-09-04

System Stability Tester 1.0.3 is out.

On this release:

* Configure script minor changes

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2009-01-07

System Stability Tester 1.0.2 is out.

This is a bugfix release over the recent Mac OS X port.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-12-26

System Stability Tester 1.0.1 is out.

On this release:

* Support for Mac OS X (Darwin i386)
* Minor bug fixing

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-12-23

System Stability Tester 1.0.0 is out.

System Stability Tester reached its milestone. On this release:

* Support for win64 platform
* Support for x86 and x64 Microsoft Visual C++
* Gauss-Legendre algorithm implemented
* CPU frequency detection through BIOS for x86/amd64
* ILP width report dropped
* Display the mode the program runs (32 or 64 bit)
* Minor changes to the GUI

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-05-15

System Stability Tester 0.9.2 is out

On this release:

* Checksum validation added for both little and big endian machines
* Logfile now reports the checksum validation results for every pass
* Bugfix: CPUPI.DAT now contains the all the computed digits of pi
* Elapsed time with millisecond accuracy
* More accurate CPU frequency detection
* Bugfix: The elapsed time of the last loop is now correct
* Source code clean-up

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-04-19

System Stability Tester 0.9.1 is out

On this release:

* No new features added or bugs fixed.
* Dependency on pthreads-win32 removed. Using native Windows threads instead.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-04-12

System Stability Tester 0.9.0 is out

On this release:

* Transition from Qt3 to Qt4
* Stop button added
*Configure script now checks for Qt 4 build environment
* Minor bugs fixed
* Minor cosmetic changes

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-04-05

System Stability Tester 0.8.1 is out

On this release:

No new features added or bugs fixed
Preparation for multi algorithm support
Source code clean-up

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-03-04

System Stability Tester 0.8.0 is out

On this release:
Minor bugs fixed
Minor cosmetic changes
Icon changed
A splash screen introduced
Support for HPUX 11.x
Display the GMP version
Display the ILP width

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2008-01-17

System Stability Tester 0.7.3 is out

On this release:
A serious memory leak fixed
Configure script now checks for GMP>=3.1 and QT>=3.3
Makefile now can use the PREFIX environment variable to install the binary
Report the number of active cpus/cores
Support for x86 Solaris 10

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2007-10-06

System Stability Tester 0.7.2 is out

On this release:
Pi calculation itself became multi threaded.
Single thread pi calculation added. Usefull for benchmarking purposes only.
Configure script for Unix systems.

Binary packages will be released soon.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2007-09-10

System Stability Tester 0.7.1 is out

On this release:
New icon.
New more accurate and faster CPU frequency detection function under unix platforms.
Support for Linux/Alpha and Tru64 unix.
Updated about information.
Buttons disabled during Pi calculations.

Static binary packages for linux/x86, linux/amd64, linux/alpha and Tru64 unix can be found in the download area. The package for win32 offers improved performance and more reliable installer.... read more

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2007-06-16

System Stability Tester 0.7 is out

System Stability Tester is now hosted in SourceForge. Static binary packages for Linux x86, Linux amd64. Binary Win32 package also available.

Posted by Lucas Tsatiris 2007-06-05